Vimpex Ltd News

Vimpex Invests In Transforming Business To Become World’s Independent Manufacturer And Distributor Of Fire Alarm Sounders

“The fire sector is undergoing rapid change whilst constantly evolving, which requires manufacturers to adapt and innovate,” Vimpex Managing Director James Jones explained to guests at the unveiling of the company's ambitious new state-of-the-art manufacturing production facility at Great Wakering, Essex. He was responding to an opening address by Sir David Amess MP, Chair of the All Parliamentary Group for Fire & Rescue. This major development of the company’s capabilitie...

The Emergency Services Show 2018 to feature fire-safety and rescue seminars

The Emergency Services Show will feature free advice on physical and mental wellbeing for those working in demanding roles Returning to Hall 5 and the outdoor area at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 19-20 September 2018, The Emergency Services Show is a unique and growing event, promoting collaboration between the emergency services. Free-to-attend, it brings together all disciplines from the emergency services sector to discover innovative technology and operational solutions,...

Vimpex Fire-Cryer Plus EN 54-3 multi-message voice sounders installed at new community cinema in London

Mini Fire-Cryer slimline base sounders were installed under ceiling mounted fire detectors in all parts of the building The former St Thomas More Community Centre in East Dulwich, London is home to a new three-screen cinema with a café-bar and a courtyard garden. Refurbished in 2015, East Dulwich Picturehouse & Café offers diverse programmes to all sections of the local community and is equipped with the latest digital and satellite technology, enabling...

Vimpex launches advanced firefighter glove - FX-1 MAX

FX-1 MAX uses PBI MAX - a strong and flexible outer shell fabric & features pre-curved fingers and hand shape Vimpex, the specialist supplier of emergency services equipment for over 20 years, has launched a new advanced firefighter glove. The FX-1 MAX represents the latest and most modern development in firefighting gloves in recent years and uses PBI MAX - the strongest and most flexible outer shell fabric in the world. A unique solution to firefighter hand protection,...

Vimpex supports new World Extrication Champions ‘Hampshire Fire & Rescue service’ at rescue challenge competition

Vimpex supplied Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service with equipment and resources during training Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has been crowned World Extrication Champions at the world’s biggest rescue challenge competition. The 16th World Rescue Challenge, which was hosted by The Fire Service College in Gloucestershire, saw teams taking part in a number of multi-vehicle road traffic collision scenarios where casualties needed rescuing - some of which had deterioratin...

Vimpex introduces range of photoluminescent life safety signage, Implaser

Vimpex’s Implaser range includes photoluminescent signage and lighting solutions for fire equipment, emergency exits, etc. Vimpex has introduced the Implaser range of photoluminescent life safety signage, which features brightness levels many more times than required by the Standards and innovative products that enhance building safety. The Implaser line is the ideal safety signage in areas such as public buildings, tunnels and escape ways. The range includes photolumi...

Vimpex to showcase its range of alarm and ancillary products at Firex International 2014

The Vimpex VAD23TM range of EN 54-23 Visual Alarm Device The newly developed Vimpex VAD23TM range of Visual Alarm Devices combines great aesthetics with innovative design. The detector base-mounted three-way platform sounder/beacon offers one point of installation for those requiring an EN 54 Part 23 compliant beacon and unambiguous voice messaging or multi-tone sounder. A wall mounted Banshee ExcelTM sounder/beacon, a wall mounted beacon and a ceiling beacon complete the...

Vimpex supplies ISG thermal imaging cameras to Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue for hot fire training

The ISG X-380 cameras provide superior performance at all temperatures and larger format screen Vimpex has supplied X-380 Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC) to Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue for use by their BA training instructors in hot fire training. Vimpex in partnership with ISG Infrasys continue to win an increasing share of Thermal Image Camera supply contracts to the UK Fire and Rescue Services. Northumberland, Wiltshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Tyne & Wear and...

Vimpex joins Paratech as its UK distributor

Vimpex commits to Paratech by investing in stock, spares and repair/maintenance training Vimpex's reputation as an established and respected supplier to the Emergency Services is significantly reinforced by the company's appointment as exclusive UK distributor for Paratech Inc. Paratech's USAR, Shoring & Marine Damage Control Strut Systems, Vehicle Stabilisation Tools, Maxiforce Airlifting Bags, Leak Sealing Equipment and Forcible Entry Hand Tools have been in use in the...

Vimpex introduces wireless magnetic door holder

The Vimpex battery-powered unit is triggered acoustically when the fire alarm sounders are activated Vimpex Limited, the specialist supplier of fire detection, alarm and evacuation solutions, has introduced an innovative wireless magnetic door holder to its range of products. The battery-powered unit is triggered acoustically when the fire alarm sounders are activated. No external wiring is required and a pair of standard 'C' cell batteries provides power for more than a yea...

Vimpex Ltd upgrades its fire alarm system at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London

Fire-Cryer multi-message voice sounders have been installed in London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital London’s famous Moorfields Eye Hospital has turned to voice sounder specialist Vimpex Ltd for a major upgrade to their fire alarm system. In the first phase of the project, Moorfields has replaced fire alarm bells with 250 multi-message Fire-Cryer Plus voice sounders. When the project is complete, the hospital will have over 500 Fire-Cryers fitted. Since staff and occup...

Suzanne Enghed recognised as World’s Toughest Female Firefighter at 20th World Police and Fire Games

Suzanne has struck gold yet again at an international competition to recognise the best in the Police and Fire Service Vimpex Ltd are proud to have sponsored the World’s Toughest Female Firefighter, Suzanne Enghed, as she struck gold yet again - taking the top prize at an international competition to recognise the best of the best in the Police and Fire Service. The 34-year-old, who works as a full-time firefighter at Cheltenham West fire station, took two gold medals a...

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